CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boomer Esiason and FantasyDraft have teamed up for a special fantasy football contest this weekend to benefit The Boomer Esiason Foundation fighting cystic fibrosis. The contest takes place Sunday, Jan. 3, 2015 and FantasyDraft will donate $3 to the charity for each entry submitted.
The Boomer Esiason Experience will award the winner and one guest a once-in-a-lifetime all-expense paid trip to New York. While in New York they will have the opportunity to sit in on the Boomer and Carton Show on WFAN, attend a private dinner with Boomer and then catch the Big East basketball semi-finals at Madison Square Garden.
Entries to the contest must be submitted by 1 pm Eastern on Sunday, Jan. 3. All of the experience contests are hosted on www.fantasydraft.com.
"This is a great way for fans and listeners to play a fun fantasy football contest on FantasyDraft.com while supporting our fight against cystic fibrosis," said Esiason. "FantasyDraft is the most player friendly fantasy site and their charity efforts should be commended since they really care about giving back."
"I have admired Boomer's very personal work in the fight against cystic fibrosis and we are thrilled to join him in this effort," said Steve Krombolz, COO of FantasyDraft. "FantasyDraft is committed to giving back to the communities where our players play and our athletes live and we are dedicated to providing our players with the best fantasy sports experience."
Recently FantasyDraft ran the Shannon Sharpe and Russell Wilson Experience contests where winners won trips to San Francisco and Seattle. The Shannon Sharpe Experience benefited the Atlanta Humane Society and the Russell Wilson Experience contest benefited Wilson's Why Not You Foundation.
DraftForCharity is a series of daily fantasy contests hosted by professional athletes. Not only do the contests feature athlete experiences as prizes, but FantasyDraft also matches entry fees to donate to charity. Among the first FantasyDraft celebrities who have hosted contests to benefit their charities are Kevin Love, Andy Dalton, London Fletcher, and Jordy Nelson. Fans can learn more on www.draftforcharity.com.
About Boomer Esiason Foundation
The Boomer Esiason Foundation works to increase the awareness, education and quality of life for those affected by cystic fibrosis, while providing financial support to research aimed at finding a cure. The Foundation's staff is comprised of individuals with expertise in cystic fibrosis and program development, event planning, fundraising, marketing, communications and management. For more information on the Boomer Esiason Foundation or to make a direct donation, visit www.esiason.org
FantasyDraft.com is a daily fantasy sports site offering daily fantasy play across multiple sports and contest formats. Paid contests range from one day to one week in length and pay out real cash prizes. FantasyDraft's guiding principle is putting #PlayersFirst by offering a larger PayoutZone, lower contest fees, flexible lineup structures, and also maintaining a low entry cap in all contests. By aligning with both active and retired professional athletes, FantasyDraft enables customers to play with celebrity athletes, offering a unique and exciting experience. Through 6 Degrees of Pay℠, FantasyDraft offers an innovative referral program which compensates their customers on the contest fees paid by players they refer, and the players they refer across six total tiers. FantasyDraft is based in Charlotte, NC. For more information, visit www.fantasydraft.com.
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